Essentials PetCare

Veterinarian Technician -Port Richey, FL

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Why choose this job

A position in veterinary medicine you can feel good about—every day. Essentials PetCare provides high-quality, preventative and minor illness care to help ensure that all pets have access to affordable care. Our clinics are conveniently located at the front of Walmart, with a separate exterior entrance. We make it easy to provide care with posted pricing on our website and same-day visits. Our veterinary technicians are skilled, detail-oriented professionals who ensure our patients receive top-notch medical care, in an efficient visit. Technician experience is required for this position, as are people skills. What You’ll Do: Obtain medical histories, Manage patient reminders and paperless records, Restrain animals for treatment and examination, Perform skin and ear cytology, tonometry, Draw blood for in-house and reference lab testing, Implant microchips, Collect payments, Execute our cleaning and disinfecting protocols, Answer incoming calls, provide client education and outreach, Inventory ordering and management, Cross-train and assist in all roles, as needed. Minimum Requirements for the Veterinary Technician Position: Multiple years of experience as a veterinary technician, Ability to read cytology (skin and ears), Proper restraint of dogs and cats of all sizes/temperaments, Blood draws, Perform tonometry, Familiarity with implanting microchips, Basic Requirements for All Positions, Must have a positive attitude and work well in a cooperative team environment, Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, Must provide a high level of customer care and professionalism, Must have excellent computer literacy skills and be comfortable working with digital medical records, Must have reliable transportation to/from work, Must be able to stand for long periods of time during scheduled shifts (4-8hrs), Must be able to lift 30lbs, Must be able to perform all responsibilities as listed in job description without limitation, Ability to speak Spanish is preferred.


Hours can vary per clinic, but typically Wednesday-Friday: 10am-2pm, 3-7pm Saturday: 10am-4pm Sunday: 12-4pm

Here's what you'll be doing

  • Educating animal owners
  • Collect and prepare laboratory samples

Some of our perks include

  • 21840 to 35360 USD per year
  • 15 days leave
  • No work after hours
  • We offer competitive compensation ranging from $14-17/hour, based on technical skills and job performance. Total compensation including benefits for full-time (4-5 days/week) is equivalent to $18-21/hour. Our comprehensive benefits include: Employee stock option plan 401k with 4% employer match 2-4 weeks paid time off, plus up to 7 paid holidays and your birthday off each year Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance Part-time benefits include: Employee stock option plan, 401k with 4% employer match, paid time off, wellness package for supplemental insurance products.
Jan 31, 2022
Veterinary Nurse / Tech
21840 to 35360 USD
Small animal

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Essentials PetCare

See what we're all about

Essentials PetCare is a new breed of veterinary clinics. We’re not like the rest of the pack. We have mastered the essential care pets need, focusing on vaccinations, minor illnesses, wellness, and other preventative and diagnostic testing. Our goal is to provide high-quality veterinary care that reaches underserved pet families who may otherwise not seek care due to the barriers of affordability or accessibility. We make it easy to provide care with posted pricing on our website, same-day visits, and a convenient location at the front of Walmart.

The Team

Our team includes 10 veterinarians and 17 veterinary nurses / techs